Anvisa autoriza venda de medicamento para câncer que recebeu financiamento da Finep

  Equipamento da Libbs usado na produção de medicamentos biossimilares   A Libbs Farmacêutica acaba de receber aprovação da Anvisa para comercializar, no Brasil, o Vivaxxia, medicamento 100% nacional destinado ao tratamento de leucemia linfoide crônica, linfomas não Hodgkin e Folicular, artrite reumatoide, dentre outras doenças autoimunes. Esse é o primeiro de um total de …

Startup que cura a calvície já vale 12 bilhões de dólares

Sumamed é a mais valiosa de uma crescente constelação de startups focadas em revolucionários tratamentos de saúde A empresa tem tratamentos experimentais para reverter as características relacionadas ao envelhecimento   Startups focadas em revolucionários tratamentos de saúde deixaram de ser novidade em países como Estados Unidos, Reino Unido e Israel. Mas sua capacidade de atrair …

Johnson & Johnson Innovation announces S$5.1 Million in research grants

Johnson & Johnson Innovation, a Division of Johnson & Johnson (China) Investment Ltd., announced on 28 February 2018 the three finalists that will receive S$5.1 million (~US$3.9 million) in support of research projects for up to three years through the Johnson & Johnson Innovation World Without Disease Grant Call Collaboration with the Agency for Science, Technology, and …

Investment Plan for Europe – EIB grants financing to Apeiron

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide financing of EUR 25 million to the Austrian biotech company Apeiron Biologics AG (Apeiron). The financing will support the development of new pharmaceutical products to treat cancer, particularly a rare type affecting children.  The transaction with Apeiron was made possible by the support of the “European Fund for …

Pharmaceutical innovation in Europe: Unlocking the value of science

Lab technician | via GettyImages It is widely acknowledged that immunotherapy is the most important breakthrough in cancer treatment in recent years. While immunotherapy cannot yet help the majority of cancer patients, it is leading to promising results in a certain proportion of those treated. As medical science continues to break new ground, many new …

Innovation to cure cancer

AUSTIN — Practically shouting for emphasis, former Vice President Joe Biden delivered an impassioned plea Sunday to “the techies” in the audience at the South by Southwest festival here to find a cure for cancer. “You are the future,” Biden said in his first major speech on cancer since leaving the White House. “Many of …